Eaton makes it easier to access aftermarket automotive fuses, previously only available through dealership networks

Date: February 20, 2018

PITTSBURGH, PA — Power management company Eaton today announced the availability of Bussmann™ series automotive multi-pole, multi slow-blow and battery terminal fuses that provide the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) equivalent to those installed in a variety of popular vehicles. Eaton’s new Bussmann series automotive fuses enable warehouse distributors and jobbers to access fuses that were, up until now, primarily available only through dealerships and online parts websites.

“With the widest offering of automotive fuses, we are making it easier for customers to access technology once exclusive to the dealership network,” said Dan Miller, retail marketing manager for Bussmann series consumer products at Eaton. “Distributors and automotive suppliers can now offer an aftermarket solution to establish their business as the go-to source for previously hard-to-find replacement parts.”

Building upon one of the largest offerings of OEM products and accessories in the marketplace today, Eaton now offers the following Bussmann series aftermarket automotive solutions:
  • Multi-pole fuses (MPF) – Original equipment equivalents to those installed in popular Nissan®, Infiniti®, Toyota® and Lexus® vehicles.
  • Multi slow-blow (MUSB) fuses – Direct OEM replacements for fuses found in 2004 to current-model Acura®, Ford® and Honda® vehicles.
  • Battery terminal fuses (BTF) – Designed to provide original equipment equivalents to those installed in popular Chrysler®, Ford®, Lexus®, Lincoln® , Mercury®, Mitsubishi®, Nissan® , Scion®, Subaru®, Suzuki® and Toyota® vehicles.

In addition, Eaton is offering distributors a new Bussmann series planogram in 2018 with the ability to stock 14 percent more product. Combined with new, compact product packaging, header and reorder backer tags, the planogram is designed to enable retailers to meet the demands of the market by offering more circuit protection products within the same footprint.

Eaton develops and manufactures Bussmann series critical circuit protection, power management and electrical safety products designed to provide innovative circuit protection solutions. To learn more about the new automotive fuses, contact your local sales representative or visit

Eaton is a global leader with expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services. Eaton is positioned through its global solutions to answer today’s most critical electrical power management challenges.

Eaton is a power management company with 2017 sales of $20.4 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 96,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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